Lesson 7: The Storm

Wrapping Up


Review the definitions of simile and personification and how a writer can use them to make effective descriptions that create images in the reader's mind.

Life Application

Look through some of your favorite books and see if you can identify any similes or personification.

Questions to Discuss

  • What do you think Sophie's story might be?
  • If you were in a life-threatening situation like the crew of The Wanderer, would you wish you had lived differently in any way?
  • How would you describe "The Wave"?

Things to Review

Review similes and personification and how the figurative language techniques can make writing more interesting, effective, and meaningful.